Automatic Data Processing Earnings Preview

Automatic Data Processing, Inc. +0.91%

Automatic Data Processing, Inc.

ADP

252.33

+0.91%

Automatic Data Processing (NASDAQ:ADP) is set to give its latest quarterly earnings report on Wednesday, 2024-01-31. Here's what investors need to know before the announcement.

Analysts estimate that Automatic Data Processing will report an earnings per share (EPS) of $2.10.

Automatic Data Processing bulls will hope to hear the company announce they've not only beaten that estimate, but also to provide positive guidance, or forecasted growth, for the next quarter.

New investors should note that it is sometimes not an earnings beat or miss that most affects the price of a stock, but the guidance (or forecast).

Past Earnings Performance

Last quarter the company beat EPS by $0.06, which was followed by a 0.23% increase in the share price the next day.

Here's a look at Automatic Data Processing's past performance and the resulting price change:

Quarter Q1 2024 Q4 2023 Q3 2023 Q2 2023
EPS Estimate 2.02 1.83 2.45 1.93
EPS Actual 2.08 1.89 2.52 1.96
Price Change % 0.23% -1.01% 2.53% -1.13%

eps graph

Stock Performance

Shares of Automatic Data Processing were trading at $237.71 as of January 29. Over the last 52-week period, shares are up 4.64%. Given that these returns are generally positive, long-term shareholders are likely bullish going into this earnings release.

To track all earnings releases for Automatic Data Processing visit their earnings calendar on our site.

This article was generated by Benzinga's automated content engine and reviewed by an editor.

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